When you Wage Hope at PurpleStride Broward-Palm Beach 2019 Presented by Memorial Cancer Institute, the walk to end pancreatic cancer, you join a vibrant community of survivors, impacted families, loved ones, researchers and advocates committed to rewriting the future of this deadly disease. Your fundraising and participation directly funds efforts to help patients and families. Come out and stride with us!
The Opening Ceremonies highlight why it’s crucial to take action in this fight, from the words of a survivor or special guest.
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Rd.
Boca Raton, FL
Want to train on the route before the event? View the route map for this 5K run and 1-mile walk.
Parking is complimentary and located in Lot 1 across from the event village.
You may view a full parking map for the venue at this link here.
We love animals just as much as you do! However, due to safety and liability reasons, pets are unfortunately not allowed at Pancreatic Cancer Action Network events. Service animals are, of course, welcome.
Strollers and wheelchairs are absolutely welcome at PurpleStride!
Register by the dates listed below in order to secure these benefits.
Beat the lines on event day by picking up your T-shirt at packet pick-up. Registration prices increase on event day, so make sure to invite friends and family to register at this time if they haven’t already done so!
PurpleStride Broward-Palm Beach 2019 welcomes Marc Hochman as our event emcee!
Marc Hochman is a graduate of the School of Communications at The University of Miami. Since graduating in 1991, he has worked at several radio stations in South Florida. For the past six years, Hochman has hosted afternoon drive on 560 WQAM along with former Miami Dolphins linebacker Channing Crowder. "Hochman and Crowder" is one of South Florida's most listened to sports talk shows, and can be heard weekdays from 2pm-6pm.
Pancreatic cancer touched the Hochman family when his father, Lyle, was diagnosed with it in 2007. After a valiant battle against the disease, he succumbed in 2009. Hochman has been very vocal on the air about the disease, trying to use his platform to raise awareness and funds when possible.
Marc Hochman, along with his wife Laurie and son DJ, have lived in Boca Raton for over 15 years.
Still have questions or want to find out more? We’re here to help! Contact the appropriate individuals below.